It's that time of the season where Sky managers get their last chance to have a major tinker of their squads, as the overhaul clock ticks down.

In this special guide, we take you through some potential differentials to consider in your planning, presented in a team-by-team format.

Part 1 we looked at differentials from Arsenal through to Huddersfield. In this article, we'll be taking a closer look at differentials from Leicester to Wolves.

Be sure to let us know which ones you're considering in the comments section.

 
LEICESTER
Ricardo Pereira (£7.6m)

Fixtures are the key for Leicester. Palace, Brighton, Watford, Fulham, Burnley, Huddersfield and Newcastle all await, with the games not turning tricky until GW38.

Then, Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea come calling. But until then, it's a case of filling your boots.

Four points behind Foxes top-scorer James Maddison is Ricardo Pereira. A fan of a tackle bonus, he ranks third in the game for the number of times he's picked up extra defensive points (10). Only teammate Wilfrid Ndidi and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (12) better him.

The Portuguese also likes to get forward, producing two goals and five assists. With his upcoming fixtures, could he add a few more clean sheets to the seven Leicester have managed?

 

Kasper Schmeichel (£6.7m)

With the aforementioned fixture run, a 1.9 per cent-owned Jamie Vardy would have usually been a dead cert. But rumours of a rift between the striker and manager Claude Puel - plus his benching against Spurs - lead to the need to monitor the situation. Both camps reportedly deny any fallout.

Instead, the Danish keeper (93 points), is another defensive asset to consider as an alternative to Pereira. He's picked up a save bonus four time, in addition to his clean sheet points.

 
LIVERPOOL
Trent Alexander-Arnold (£8.4m)

Finding a Liverpool player as a differential has proved nigh-on impossible this year, due to several of their squad members being heavily backed.

But returning from an injury layoff, right-back Alexander-Arnold could be that missing piece of the Liverpool differential puzzle.

From his 18 league games (two as a sub), the youngster has scored 104 points, an average of nearly six a game (5.77).

A goal and three assists have contributed, as well as a smattering of bonus points amid the clean sheets.

MANCHESTER CITY
Fernandinho (£9.9m)

Aside from Chelsea's Jorginho, the Brazilian has topped the charts for total bonus points for a midfielder.

Fernandinho has amassed a total of 53 bonus points, putting him fifth-highest overall in this year's game. He's started 25 games amid Pep's rotation, so is among the more assured names on the City teamsheet.

At £9.9m he's priced the same as Virgil Van Dijk, the top points scorer in the game. If you're looking for a reliable bonus points scorer in midfield, however, just a handful of managers (3.5%) backed his reliable returns before the overhaul.

 

Kevin de Bruyne (£12m)

An injury-hampered season has stopped de Bruyne being the essential pick he has been in previous seasons.

Now back in the running, he is going to be less fancied post-overhaul than the likes of Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling. But despite this, fantasy managers know his potential and he's shown a small glimpse of the returns he is capable of.

Since GW20 the Belgian midfielder has a near full-house of the potential points outlets, with just a MOTM award missing.

As it's been noted elsewhere, his assists and goal against Burnley in the FA Cup was proof de Bruyne could still prove to be a lethal combination with a more popular City asset after the overhaul.

Again, note fixture issues with City not playing twice in GW29.

 
MANCHESTER UNITED
David de Gea (£8m)

The priciest keeper in the game can't match top-scoring shot-stopper Allison in terms of clean sheets. The United number one has only six to his name this season.

But what de Gea lacks in shutouts over his Brazilian counterpart he more than makes up for in saves.

With 17 points in save bonuses, ranks only behind Neil Etheridge (23) and Joe Hart (20) in this category. The latter appears to now be playing second-fiddle to Tom Heaton, another dependable keeper. That means the Spaniard does offer something different to the other premium goalkeepers who have largely relied on clean sheets to bolster their scores.

 

Marcus Rashford (£10.4m)

Rashford is a unique on this list, in that his ownership is the only one here to be above ten per cent before the overhaul. Just over 11 per cent backing however does put him in significantly fewer teams than other top-team strikers.

With the lack of a reliable starter elsewhere in the United attack, Rashford is the standout alternative to Paul Pogba, who was owned by just over 18 per cent.

Nine goals, seven assists and three MOTMs have been the story of the wonderkid's season so far and he has ...

 

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